The Council of Orthodox Christian Churches of Metropolitan Detroit (COCC) will conduct the fifth service in its 2013 series of five Sunday Lenten Vespers.
The Very Rev. Roman Star of St. Innocent of Irkutsk Orthodox Church, Redford, president of the Orthodox Clergy Brotherhood of St. John Chrysostom of Metropolitan Detroit and spiritual advisor to the COCC, will preside at the service, assisted by other members of the Clergy Brotherhood.
The Rev. John Fenton of Holy Incarnation Orthodox Church, Allen Park will be the homilist.
The Orthodox Choir of Metropolitan Detroit, conducted by Vickie Kopistiansky, artistic director, will sing during
The general public as well as Orthodox Christians is invited to attend the service. Refreshments will be served afterward. All proceeds will be used for Orthodox Christian charities and COCC programs. For further information, contact the president of the COCC, Subdeacon Robert A. Mitchell, at (313) 204-5103 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The COCC (http://www.coccdetroit.com) is a 56-year-old clergy and lay association that represents various canonical Orthodox churches in metropolitan Detroit and sponsors a variety of worship, fellowship, and charitable, educational and outreach programs. It conducts its series of Vespers services annually during the five Sundays of Orthodox Great Lent.
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